Garden Fresh Pea Hummus recipe

by Annapet Santos

  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 2 cups shelled fresh peapeahummus_000
  • 3 tablespoons peanut butter (or you may use tahini)
  • a handful fresh parsley leaves
  • 1 lemon, zested and juiced
  • pinch freshly ground black pepper
  • pinch kosher salt
  • 1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil

Optional Ingredient

  • 1 teaspoon of Sriracha hot sauce (or more to your liking)

Directions

  1. Cook peas in a saucepan of boiling salted water until just tender, 6 to 10 minutes.  Drain and cool.
  2. Chop the garlic finely in a food processor.
  3. Add the peas and 1/2 of the olive oil and process finely or to desired consistency.
  4. Add the peanut butter, parsley, lemon zest and juice, black pepper, and salt.
  5. Process until it forms a paste.
  6. Drizzle in the olive oil and process until it reaches the consistency of mayonnaise.